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  • [WEBINAR] Indicators For Sustainable Mobility

    [WEBINAR] Indicators For Sustainable Mobility
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12pm EST Webinar Recording   More on the Indicators Indicators for Sustainable Mobility Presentation As Climate Change Escalates, US Cities Fail to Provide Car Alternatives   About the Webinar As cities seek to improve their transportation systems to make them more sustainable, equitable, and useful for people, it is critical that they first understand how their system performs.  To that ...
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  • ITDP Announces New CEO Heather Thompson

    ITDP Announces New CEO Heather Thompson
    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Thompson as our new chief executive officer. Ms. Thompson, who has been serving in the role of interim CEO since February, was selected by the ITDP board of directors after an extensive, international search. Her transition to permanent CEO is ongoing, and will be effective October ...
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  • Bus Rapid Transit Nearly Quadruples Over Ten Years

    Bus Rapid Transit Nearly Quadruples Over Ten Years
    Bus rapid transit has grown by 383 percent in the last ten years, according to new data released by ITDP. As cities around the world discover the benefits and cost effectiveness of BRT, they have built hundreds of systems across dozens of countries that qualify as true BRT. A new interactive map shows a comprehesive ...
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  • ITDP Releases New Study on Climate Change Ahead of UN Climate Summit

    ITDP Releases New Study on Climate Change Ahead of UN Climate Summit
    As world leaders gather for the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on September 23rd, ITDP and the University of California, Davis, have released a new report on the impact of transportation emissions on our climate future. According to the new study, more than USD$100 trillion in cumulative public and private spending could be saved, and ...
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  • #MejoresCallesMX: Envisioning Better Streets Across Mexico

    #MejoresCallesMX: Envisioning Better Streets Across Mexico
    All around the world, there is a movement to re-imagine and re-design urban streets that better serve the needs of people, rather than emissions-heavy vehicles.
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  • Explore ITDP’s Learning Hub Courses

    Explore ITDP's Learning Hub Courses
    ITDP has launched self-guided Learning Hub courses for urban planners, officials, practitioners, and advocates interested in advancing more sustainable, inclusive, and equitable mobility in their cities. These courses offer best practices, insights, case studies, and technical guidance drawn from cities worldwide and highlight urban interventions and policy approaches that can help build better transport systems ...
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  • Pedaling On: Celebrating One Year of ITDP’s Cycling Cities Campaign

    Pedaling On: Celebrating One Year of ITDP's Cycling Cities Campaign
    It has been one year since ITDP unveiled Cycling Cities at the UNFCCC Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, and we are proud to say that this bold global campaign has made significant progress since it was launched. Now, in the midst of COP27 this November, we want to recognize the achievements that our partners and cohort ...
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  • Protected Cycle Lane Networks Can Make a Big Impact on Climate Change

    Protected Cycle Lane Networks Can Make a Big Impact on Climate Change
    Amongst cities in middle-income countries, Bogotá, Colombia and Guangzhou, China are two that may seem to be vastly different. Nevertheless, both cities are united in facing an urgent challenge: growing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from, among other sectors, their urban transport systems. Bogotá’s cars and vehicles emit a big share of the 14,000 tonnes ...
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  • With the Launch of Cairo’s Bikeshare, Cycling Gains Momentum In Africa

    With the Launch of Cairo’s Bikeshare, Cycling Gains Momentum In Africa
    For both urban residents and tourists alike, bikeshare programs are being seen as an environmentally friendly and cost-effective transport option, particularly as rising fuel prices and emissions become a global concern. The bikeshare market is estimated to exceed $4.4 billion USD by 2026 as new technologies, operational improvements, and adjacent cycling economies have made cycling ...
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  • STA 2023 Nominees: Responsive Governance During the Pandemic

    STA 2023 Nominees: Responsive Governance During the Pandemic
    For the 2023 STA Nominees, there has been a marked shift in these cities’ perspectives on the pandemic’s challenges, as well as in the ways they are approaching opportunities for recovery and future resiliency. The 2023 Nominees began working towards the promise of a ‘new’ (and perhaps better) normal for urban life. These local governments ...
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  • Ensuring More Equitable, Inclusive Mobility in Brazil and Beyond

    Ensuring More Equitable, Inclusive Mobility in Brazil and Beyond
    The urban development model that has been promoted in most Brazilian cities has historically concentrated opportunities for employment, culture, and leisure in centrally-located areas where wealthier and predominantly White populations live. This model has also been responsible for rampant urban sprawl that continues to support investment in infrastructure that promotes the use of private vehicles, ...
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  • To Tackle Climate Change, Cities Need to Rethink Parking

    To Tackle Climate Change, Cities Need to Rethink Parking
    It goes without saying that — for every car and vehicle trip — parking is viewed as a necessity from beginning to end. Since the advent of the motor vehicle, the development of parking storage has been made as much of a priority as highway and road infrastructure, perpetuating a ‘car culture’ that exists around ...
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  • Actionable Steps Towards Reclaiming Streets Across Africa

    Actionable Steps Towards Reclaiming Streets Across Africa
    The growth of private vehicles in urban areas has, over the years, resulted in a transport planning system that focuses more on private vehicle travel and less on other sustainable modes of transport such as walking, cycling, and public transport. In many African cities where a majority of urban residents walk, cycle, or use public ...
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  • Better Together: Rapid Transit and Cycling Networks

    Better Together: Rapid Transit and Cycling Networks
    Transportation is all about options. Integrated transportation systems that make mobility more accessible, more efficient, and more equitable are crucial to improving quality-of-life everywhere. Two critical components of a multi-modal transportation network are rapid transit systems and cycling infrastructure that connect with one another.
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